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Why are you here?  Where are you going?  How will you get there? .  .  .  These important questions will be answered, your spirit uplifted, and your relationship with God and neighbor will be supercharged if you attend God Is! A One Day Journey Closer to God” on Saturday, February 16, 2019. During this day of renewal, you hear the Good News proclaimed in a personal and compelling way, you will come to learn more about and better embrace the Sacraments, and you will grow closer to your parish family.

A team of parish members will present this awesome day of renewal.  It will begin with a continental breakfast at 8 AM and concludes with our regularly scheduled Saturday evening Mass at 5 PM

The suggested donation for this day is $20.00 per person or $30.00 for two.  All participants will receive breakfast and lunch and a set of inspirational and informative CDs from the Augustine Institute.  Contact Laura Koeplin (815-762- 5670) or Jim Fitzgerald (815-899-7022) to obtain further information. 

 

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Testimonials

Here are some testimonies from St. Mary’s February 2018 God Is! Day of Renewal:

 

For me just talking with my group about my Faith.  I don’t often express this out loud.  I really enjoyed today. – Anonymous

 

Personal stories – realize I’m not alone.  Awesome – to realize we do not walk alone through this journey called life. – Tina

 

I really enjoyed the break-out sessions we had – it was beneficial, especially since this was my first spiritual retreat.  I especially liked the presentations that were given by each member of the church. Truly motivational and an inspiration. - Anonymous

 

Gaining that spiritual feeling again.  The peacefulness that I received during the whole day! The presence of the Holy Spirit! -- Elise

 

The testimonies of each person.  Helped strengthen my faith and reminded me of moments in my life I was touched by God. – Juan

 

The small groups were a wonderful was to discuss challenges and transformations in our faith.  It was also a blessing to get to meet and know others in our parish.  This was my second time at God Is and a beautiful reminder of the Trinity Compass. – Sandy

 

I benefited most from all the witness stories.  It was encouraging to learn how far people have journeyed to get closer to God.  I am still on my journey. – Anonymous

 

The speakers – letting us know how God has made a profound difference in their lives. Meeting members of the church.  Small group discussions.  Confession in unity. – Barbara

 

I loved the individual witness part.  Knowing about is good, but hearing about it is priceless.  It brought a realism to me.  I also found receiving the sacraments, especially communion and confession, to be perfect. -- Anonymous

 

Every minute of the entire day.  The impressive, beautiful, tear-jerking, personal stories.  Thanks so much for sharing.  I loved it! – Vicki